(From Manoj Padhi)
The 44th Convention of OSA (Orissa Society of Americas) is going to be held at Westin hotel Lombard, a suburb of Chicago USA, from 4th through 6th of July 2013.
Eminent author Dr. Pratibha Ray and veteran artist Dr. Dinanath Pathy would grace the convention as Chief Speaker and Chief Guest respectively.
Social activist and tribal leader Ms. Tulasi Munda will be honored as outstanding Odia for her life time contribution for social downtrodden people.
Mr. Sam Pitroda will inaugurate Odisha Development Symposium on 4th of July wherein a delegation of eminent realtors, hoteliers and businessmen would participate to project various opportunities in Odisha in their respective areas.
In addition to it, Seminars on Higher Education and Budhism would be held on Thursday i.e on 4th of July.
On 5th and 6th, there are well planned seminars covering health, career, women, spiritual, religious, business and entrepreneurial skills.
When our younger generation is spearheading these programs, a Souvenir is going to be published in commemoration of this gala event.